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Essential Requirements for Today's Global SCM: On-Demand Software
Susan Fourtané  
4/24/2014   (1) comment
On-demand systems offer benefits in terms of capabilities and functionalities.
Exploring the Procurement Tech Adoption Curve
Richard Waugh  
4/24/2014   (1) comment
Leading procurement organizations are capturing their edge through smart technology adoption.
Circuit Designs Using 6 Components or Less
Steve Taranovich  
4/23/2014   (8) comments
Many design architectures are needlessly complex and use more components (and more cost and board space) than is needed. Efficient design is good design practice.
3D Printing: Asking the Environmental Question
Logical Link  
4/21/2014   (16) comments
3D printing may be a boon for electronics designers, but this new technology gets a mixed environmental report card.
Closing the Gap Between Data & Useable Info
David Park  
4/21/2014   (18) comments
Semiconductor manufacturing creates huge amounts of data. Leveraged intelligently, all of this information can lead to much better business.
Semis & Supply Chain: Chip CEO Points to Disconnects
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/3/2014   (6) comments
Supply chain practices may be linked to slowing growth in the semiconductor industry. Steve Sanghi, CEO of Microchip, weighs in.
Speeding Innovation in the Smart Tech World
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/2/2014   (5) comments
Flextronic CTO Erik Volkerink offers his vision of the future of smart electronics design.
Supply Chain Should Bank on Business Networks
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/1/2014   (2) comments
Increasingly, procurement is evolving as a strategic function within most manufacturing organizations. Business networks are evolving to connect the supply chain and give procurement the edge it needs.
The Changing Sound of the Drive
Pallab Chatterjee  
3/31/2014   (1) comment
Sound insulation in the cabin has been increasing, and so has the isolation from the sounds of driving. A trend to address the issue of what the car engine is doing is to play engine sound through the audio system of the car to the cabin.
EU: Mobile Phone Manufacturers Will Use Only One Charging Connector
Pablo Valerio  
3/28/2014   (14) comments
While all eyes remain on Apple to see what it does with its iPhone and iPad chargers, the European Parliament is moving ahead with plans to implement a common charger standard for all mobile devices by 2017.
Digital Signage Lets Supply Chain Eye the Horizon
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/28/2014   (2) comments
Digital signage helps manufacturers inspire workers and increase productivity.
Top Performing Purchasing Orgs Make Tech Investments
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/25/2014   (5) comments
Increasingly, procurement software and solutions will be a critical part of achieving excellent results, a new study finds.
Big Data: Bigger Isn't Always Better
Frank Cavallaro  
3/25/2014   (7) comments
When it comes to big data, bigger isn't always better. For a small to midsized company, starting small often makes more sense.
Extended Supply Chain Requires Outward Vision
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/19/2014   (4) comments
When it comes to working in an extended supply chain, the average spreadsheet or EDI system simply isn't enough. It's time to look at how to collaborate with partners more efficiently.
Lidar Making Inroads Across Vehicle Product Lines
Pallab Chatterjee  
3/16/2014   (2) comments
Lidar technology is gaining traction in driver's safety and driver's assistance technology. Whether the high performance and reliability will be worth the price remains to be seen.
Planning the Internet of Things' Supply Chain
Logical Link  
3/14/2014   (40) comments
M2M and mobile devices are driving the Internet of Things trends, and by all accounts, it's going to be big.
Riding the AGV Trend
Frank Cavallaro  
3/11/2014   (16) comments
A new generation of AGVs is here. These new machines are going to make a big difference in distribution.
Supply Chain Management Leading in Revenue Through 2018
Susan Fourtané  
3/4/2014   (9) comments
The manufacturing sector will lead in big-data revenues, according to recent research.
Is Triboelectricity the Next Harvesting Source?
Bill Schweber  
3/2/2014   (9) comments
Static electricity has traditionally been a villain in electronics stories. Now, however, it's being harnessed for good.
Stretchable & Conformal Electronics for Peace of Mind
Nicole Faubert  
3/1/2014   (13) comments
Some of the latest stretchable electronics are bringing the Internet of Things to health and safety products and enabling a whole new world of medical and health monitoring, and not just for professional or Olympic athletes.
Modernizing the Supply Chain & Its Implications for Technology
Susan Fourtané  
2/27/2014   (9) comments
Supply chains will embrace modernization in 2014.
Building App Layer Security Into the Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
2/24/2014   (15) comments
True supply chain security means more than installing a firewall. Too often, organizations forget to secure their supply chain apps, and that can cause big security gaps.
Smarter Life Challenge Inspires Home Control Innovation
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
2/20/2014   (14) comments
Newark element14 has announced the winners of its Smarter Life Challenge, and it raises a question: Couldn't our homes be smarter?
The Basic-Research Challenge
Brian Fuller  
2/14/2014   (7) comments
A quick conversation with a leading engineering educator about a couple of hot topics: the state of basic research and aircraft innovation.
EMS Partners Use Thermal Profiles to Improve Quality, Costs
Michael Allen  
2/11/2014   (17) comments
By adapting the solder process to each unique board design, rather than using a handful of "one-size-fits-most" thermal profiles, EMS partners can deliver higher yields and lower costs to OEM buyers.
Slideshow: DesignCon Hits 100G Targets
Rick Merritt  
2/5/2014   (3) comments
A tour of the show floor at DesignCon revealed boards, testers, and other enabling technologies for high-speed systems hitting 100G rates.
Getting Into Google's Headspace
Logical Link  
2/4/2014   (12) comments
Google has gotten plenty of attention as a technology company. However, there's every chance that in the not-too-distant future, this less-than-typical OEM will migrate to top-tier OEM status.
H-bridge: Black Box or Are Details Important?
Kevin C. Craig  
2/3/2014   (2) comments
Engineers need a thoroughly understanding of the H-bridge for model-based design and optimum system performance.
Moving to Open-Source PCB Design
Cliff Ortmeyer  
2/1/2014   (4) comments
Open-source PCB design is becoming a go-to for engineers who want to improve their efficiency and time to market by adopting designs.
I'll Take Watson for 2014, Alex
Michael Dunn  
2/1/2014   (3) comments
If IBM has its way, Watson will be ready for prime time sooner rather that later. It's good news for a number of business sectors, especially healthcare.
Superlens May Be Your Next Mobile Charging Technology
Carolyn Mathas  
1/26/2014   (19) comments
There's some new technology on the horizon for the important task of charging cellphones.
Profiles in Design: Eileen Bartholomew
Janine Love  
1/25/2014   Post a comment
Eileen Bartholomew, senior vice president at XPRIZE, has worked across the life sciences and healthcare industry, helping to launch medical products and services.
LEDing It Hang Out: The Downside of Higher Efficiency
Bill Schweber  
1/25/2014   (18) comments
The death knell is tolling for incandescent light bulbs. Perhaps it's time to fight to keep the technology alive.
Operational Resiliency: Moving From What to How
Logical Link  
1/24/2014   (23) comments
It's time to take the idea of supply chain resiliency from imagination to reality.
The Car of the Future
Brian Fuller  
1/18/2014   (6) comments
Automotive design is having a huge impact on the electronics industry.
Australia Leads in 3D Titanium Printing
Susan Fourtané  
1/14/2014   (8) comments
An innovative technology in Australia makes titanium 3D printed products available at a lower cost than traditional manufacturing.
Robotics Revolutionizes Waste Recycling
Susan Fourtané  
1/6/2014   (18) comments
ZenRobotics creates a promising technology for waste sorting.
The Driverless Car Revolution Begins Now
Bruce Gain  
1/2/2014   (26) comments
The march toward self-driving cars has begun, and the electronics industry has to get its supply chain ready.
Sports Should Adopt Real Technology
Ransom Stephens  
12/31/2013   (5) comments
Technology and sports -- should they be allowed to mix?
Readers’ Choice 2013: Apple Lessons, Chinese Counterfeiting, 4D Printing
Suzanne Deffree  
12/31/2013   (25) comments
EBN showcases its most-read 15 pieces of content as we review 2013.
The Automotive Electronics Revolution Is Here
Brian Fuller  
12/27/2013   (5) comments
Open standards are helping quicken the pace of automotive innovation and at the same time are giving OEMs and car manufacturers an opportunity to move their R&D dollars into new and exciting areas.
Pedestrian Dead Reckoning Enables Indoor Navigation Without WiFi
R. Colin Johnson  
12/24/2013   (6) comments
Sensor Platforms Pedestrian Dead Reckoning (PDR) addition to its FreeMotion Library gives original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) the means to enable indoor navigation, more detailed activity monitoring, sports/health applications, and a whole range of new location-based services.
Amazing Race Toward Autonomous Car Design
Junko Yoshida  
12/23/2013   (9) comments
Chip companies are finding 2014 a critical year to drive their technology into semi-autonomous car platforms, which are currently in development by a number of different carmakers.
Flexible Electronics Stretch the Limits of Imagination
Janine Love  
12/18/2013   (10) comments
Collaborations between chemists, physicists, and electrical engineers are are yielding inspiring new bendable materials.
The 3D Printer Supplier Shakeout
Bruce Gain  
12/17/2013   (10) comments
Things are moving fast in the 3D printing markers. More changes are on the horizon.
Is It Time for Your Watch to Get Smarter?
Jessica MacNeil  
12/17/2013   (22) comments
Smart watches could be the next big thing in consumer electronics, but they need to get smarter to really take off.
Live Chat 12/18: A Look Ahead at the Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/16/2013   (3) comments
Product supply, on-shoring, and new technologies will be hot topics in the coming year. Let's start talking now!
Building a Culture of Innovation
Brian Fuller  
12/15/2013   (1) comment
If you build innovation, great ideas will come.
Slideshow: 2014 CES: Cool Gadgets for Fit Fashion
Junko Yoshida  
12/15/2013   (3) comments
The past year has produced an onslaught of new (and sometimes odd-looking) wearable devices, which as fueled the growing hype around wearable devices in the consumer market.
Energy Storage Devices Are Powering Up
Steve Taranovich  
12/14/2013   (2) comments
Energy storage devices are key components for a successful and sustainable energy system.
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